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A visit from Jack

By 213hardy      
Something different again for me this morning. A couple of grab shots as we were on our way out yesterday morning. Simply the frost on our car roof, looking back would have liked to have gotten a different angle, but hey that's life.

And a little history of Jack:

Jack Frost is a sprite and the personification of crisp, cold, winter weather, a variant of Old Man Winter. He is also at times personified as a mischief making spirit that loves being carefree and a loner. With no obligations he is able to flourish.

He is traditionally thought to leave the frosty, fernlike crystal patterns on windows on cold mornings (window frost or fern frost), and nipping the extremities in cold weather. He is sometimes described or depicted with paint brush and bucket coloring the autumnal foliage red, yellow, purple, and orange. Jack Frost is friendly but if provoked, he will kill his victims by covering them with snow. On the other hand, some stories and lore believe that Jack would never put anyone to harm without fair reason, even if he is provoked by the other person.

All C&Cs welcome

Thanks for looking

Den

Tags: Frost Ice General Close-up and macro Wildlife and nature

Voters: darrenwilson41, Gracehi12, mrswoolybill and 16 more


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Comments


25 Nov 2012 10:15AM
pretty

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mrswoolybill Plus
9 949 1479 United Kingdom
25 Nov 2012 10:32AM
V1 by miles. Could be an aerial view of an arctic forest, just a few trees in a clearing in the mist...
Moira
woolybill1 Plus
9 22 67 United Kingdom
25 Nov 2012 11:22AM
V1 for me also. The imagination has further to wander than in V2!
Regards
Bill
lonely_oryx 8 61 54 England
25 Nov 2012 11:45AM
Good use of DOF
nonur Plus
7 17 10 Turkey
25 Nov 2012 11:53AM
Good shallow focus, V1 also works better for me. I also like the right up.
25 Nov 2012 3:54PM
V1 is gorgeous
V1 by a jack frost mile.

John
AnnChown Plus
6 198 1 United Kingdom
25 Nov 2012 7:05PM
Superb and v1 for me too.
Ann
Chinga Plus
5 1 1 United Kingdom
26 Nov 2012 2:39AM
Good title, good image! Love those crystals... Very good camera focus here. IB

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